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Uganda reports record coffee exports in 30 years

The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) reported its highest number of exports in a single year in 30 years for the 2020/2021 financial year...

Acute feed shortage threatens Ghana’s poultry industry: association

An acute shortage of feed is threatening the survival of Ghana's poultry industry, the Ghana Poultry Farmers Association told Xinhua in an interview. Isaac Essiaw,...

AU urges push on continental integration to drive Africa’s economic recovery

As COVID-19 has plunged Africa into its first recession in 25 years, the African Union (AU) Thursday underlined the need to address challenges of...

IMF approves $1.5 billion loan program for Democratic Republic of Congo

The International Monetary Fund said its executive board on Thursday approved a new three-year, $1.52 billion extended credit facility program for Democratic Republic of...

Botswana’s inflation continues to rise

Botswana's annual inflation rate remains above the central bank's short to medium term target of 3 to 6 percent, parastatal statistical organization Statistics Botswana...

South Africa signs agreement with UNDP to improve critical skills

South Africa signed an agreement with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to upskill youth and women in skills relevant to the automotive industry, Minister...

Zimbabwe’s tobacco auctioning season ends on a high note despite pandemic

Zimbabwe's 2021 tobacco auction season, which started in April, on Wednesday ended up being a huge success despite effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to...

France fines Google 500 million euros over copyright row

France’s antitrust watchdog slapped a 500 million euro ($593 million) fine on Google on Tuesday for failing to comply with the regulator’s orders on...

South Sudanese-owned telecom firm launches operation

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Monday launched the operation of the first-ever South Sudanese-owned mobile telecom company. Kiir said the launch of Digitel Telecommunications...

Kenya on course to reduce inequality amid economic policy reforms: report

Kenya has managed to reduce income and social inequalities in the last two decades amid policy and legislative reforms that encouraged inclusive growth and...
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